A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulation effectively proposing new Medicaid taxes could “lead to a major financial burden” for continuing care retirement communities and residents — and even the closure of skilled nursing units within CCRCs — in 18 states.
The American National Standards Institute has set a hearing date of Feb. 18 for its Executive Standards Council to hear appeals to the organization’s approval of Argentum’s application to be an accredited developer of standards for the senior living industry.
A life plan community’s amenities, religious affiliation and geographic location may give its residents an edge on health and wellness, according to the results of the second year of the five-year Age Well Study being conducted by Mather Institute and Northwestern University. The results were released Tuesday.
A largely unnoticed development now has more than a few operators wondering whether the Trojan Horse carrying federal rules has arrived. But in this case, the proverbial steed was always inside the gate.
A proposed rule issued Tuesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development would significantly weaken efforts to reduce discrimination and segregation in the United States, according to fair housing advocates.
Would industry-initiated national standards hasten or delay the federal regulation of senior living? Would they encourage or prevent lawsuits against operators? Major associations representing senior living providers disagree on the answers to those questions, and the questions aren’t just theoretical.
As 2020 begins, the senior living industry is preparing for the changing needs and wants of current and future residents as workforce and occupancy issues continue to challenge operators, according to leaders of several organizations serving providers, who shared their thoughts with McKnight’s Senior Living.
Appointments, promotions and awards at American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living, Belmont Village Senior Living, Brightview Senior Living, Cadence Living, Ecumen, Hammes, Hireology, Integral Senior Living, Juniper Communities, LeadingAge, MBK Senior Living, Oakmont Senior Living, OnShift, Remedi SeniorCare, Ventas, Watermark Retirement Communities.
Now is the time to allay fears and leave no doubt in the minds of current and prospective LGBTQ residents that they will be treated well.
The American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living, American Seniors Housing Association, Argentum and LeadingAge are among the 50 organizations signing onto two letters urging senators and congresspeople to make permanent the 7.5% threshold for the medical expense tax deduction before the end of 2019.
Immigration must be part of the solution to address the shortage of paid caregivers and other long-term care workers in the United States, according to policy recommendations formally released Thursday by LeadingAge.
Aging services organizations still have a long way to go in addressing the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults. Thankfully, many resources exist to help.
House legislation designed to expand that nation’s supply of affordable senior living received a quick endorsement from one of the nation’s largest provider organizations.
After releasing a “sneak peek” at the top 10 providers in September, LeadingAge and Ziegler have released the full LeadingAge Ziegler 200 compilation of the country’s largest not-for-profit senior living multi-site organizations, government-subsidized housing multi-sites and single campuses.
Fighting ageism and shifting the mindset about aging among the general public are two of the goals Carol Silver Elliott outlined for LeadingAge members as she was introduced Tuesday as the incoming chair of the organization’s board of directors.
Bills that would reauthorize the Older Americans Act and improve improve education and training in geriatrics passed in the House of Representatives on Monday. They now move to the Senate for consideration.
“Get your act together and create a quality movement,” said former LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix.
LeadingAge now is using Twitter to bring attention to issues important to members by using the #DearCandidate hashtag, President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan said. But being politically active is about more than social media, of course.
Senior living organizations with communities in certain parts of California put their disaster preparedness plans into action over the weekend as wildfires spread.
A new campaign by AARP and Getty Images certainly fits nicely with LeadingAge’s important vision to “permanently change the image of aging in our society,” but it was another organization that came to my mind when I heard about this new effort.